I forgot to add ssh rule in ufw and restarted the server. Now I cant log in. What to do?

Posted October 26, 2017 2.4k views
Server OptimizationUbuntu 16.04

I was playing with firewall. I enabled the ufw added rules for mysql, apache and forgot to enable for ssh. Now I cant login. What should I do?

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Log in to digital ocean, select Droplets, select your Droplet, and click on Console.

There, log in as root and fix the configuration.